Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: MKTG5778C

Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5218 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Nicole McKinnon
Phone: 99254375
Email: nicole.mckinnon@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

none

Course Description

This unit of competency, Collaborate in a Creative Process BSBCRT402A is delivered in the class Design Studio 1, together with Create titles for screen productions CUFANM403A and Make a presentation BSBCMM401A. This unit gives students the opportunity to experience the process of working collaboratively and it reflects the team-based environments that exist within the interactive digital media industry.

This is the designated Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course for C5218 Diploma in Interactive Digital Media. This course includes a WIL experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCRT402A Collaborate in a creative process

Element:

1. Enter into a collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

1.1.Adopt a personal philosophy of trustworthy and
ethical behaviour
1.2.Maximise the possibilities of sustaining creative
partnerships through trustworthy and ethical
behaviour
1.3.Use professional discretion and judgement in
dealing with others
1.4.Acknowledge and respect the different ways that
different people may contribute to the creative
process
1.5.Acknowledge and work within the legal framework
that applies to creative content as part of individual
commitment to an ethical approach
1.6.Respect collaborative efforts by relinquishing
individual ownership of ideas

Element:

2. Engage in a collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

2.1.Maintain a belief in personal ideas, combined with a
willingness to move on as ideas are discarded and
others evolve
2.2.Be prepared to let go of own vanity and ego to allow
new ideas to emerge
2.3.Use language and adopt a demeanour that
demonstrates respect and trust for others
2.4.Listen to, value, respect and trust the contributions of
others as material to work with rather than positions
to argue against
2.5.Challenge, test and share ideas in a supportive way
as part of the creative process
2.6.Move on from initial positions and preconceptions to
accept and embrace new and unpredictable ideas as
they emerge during the creative process
2.7.Play a role that encourages the movement and shift
of ideas within the group towards a well-conceived
solution

Element:

3. Reflect on own role in the collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

3.1.Reflect on own level of participation, relationships
with others and personal behaviour in the
collaborative process
3.2.Identify ways to do better next time and follow up on
any issues that need to be resolved
3.3.Identify and seek opportunities to refine and expand
own skills and knowledge, including learning from failing


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to engage in:
• positive and full participation in a collaborative creative process that generates, expands and develops ideas into a well-conceived solutions.
• communication and creative-thinking skills that make a
positive contribution to the collaborative effort
• knowledge and understanding of the ethical framework in
which any type of creative endeavour operates.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities may consist of:
• in class activities
• out-of-class activities
• peer teaching and class presentations
• online research
• group discussion
• independent project based work
• workshopping of students’ own projects
• screenings
• guest lecturers
• teacher directed group activities/projects


Teaching Schedule

Week Assessments

Collaborate in a creative process
BSBCRT402A

(3)

 

Make a presentation BSBCMM401A

(3)

Create titles for screen productions CUFANM403A

(5)

Week 1 Design Studio Introduction - Overview of the Design Studio class, course guides and assessments. Getting to know each other activities and ID photos. 11, 2, 31, 2, 3
Week 2Film screening and studio workshop - Create a range of Banner Ads storyboard concepts, in groups and presented in class. 1,2 1 1, 2, 3
Week 3Studio workshop - Collaborative production of a non digital game, designed and presented in class. 1,21, 2 1, 2, 3
Week 4Film screening and studio workshop - In teams, use mobile phones to record and edit together 30 second stop motion movies with titles. Present in class.Due: Design Studio Assessment task 1A: Create a code of conduct.
 
1,211, 2, 3  
Week 5Studio workshop - Collaborative production of an A2 Art Deco style travel poster, designed, titled, printed and presented in class. 1,2 1, 2 4, 5
Week 6Film screening and folio progress presentations - Scheduled presentations of current folio progress. 1,2, 3 1, 2, 3 4, 5
Week 7Studio workshop - Collaborative production of an industry brief (Guest speaker TBA) designed, and presented in class. 1,2 1, 2, 3 4, 5
Week 8Film screening and studio workshop - In teams, conceive and pre-produce a mobile App design for a simple, fairy tale themed game. Present in class.  1, 2 1, 2, 31. 2. 3
Week 9Studio workshop - Collaborative production of an industry brief (Guest speaker TBA) designed, and presented in class.  1, 21 1. 2. 3
Week 10Film screening and drawing excursion - In groups, create architectural visualisations of the Shrine and surrounds. Present in class.  1, 2, 31 1. 2. 3
Week 11Studio workshop - Guest speaker Annie Lennox (no, not that Annie Lennox). In teams produce a Positive Climate Action video with titles, from sourced footage. Present in class.   1, 21 4, 5
Week 12Film screening and folio progress presentations - Scheduled presentations of current folio progress.Due: Design Studio Assessment task 1B: The Collaborative process. .
 
 1, 21, 24. 5
Week 13Film screening and folio production workshop. One on one presentations in class, receive feedback and complete folio assessments. 1,2,1, 21. 2. 3  
Week 14Film screening and folio production workshop. One on one presentations in class, receive feedback and complete folio assessments. 1,2,1, 2 1. 2. 3
Week 15Film screening and folio production workshop. One on one presentations in class, receive feedback and complete folio assessments. 1,2,1, 2 4. 5
Week 16Film screening and final folio presentations. Due: Design Studio Assessment task 1C: Investigate Copyright and legal frameworks.

 
 1, 2, 31, 2, 34. 5


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

No prescribed texts


References

You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.


Other Resources

Access to a computer and the internet


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, practical project work and through the application of learned skills.


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.

Your assessment for this unit will be a reflective online Design Studio Journal where you will be asked to reflect on own level of participation, your relationships with others and personal behaviour in the collaborative process.

Design Studio Assessment task 1A: Create a code of conduct.
Due week 4

Design Studio Assessment task 1B: The Collaborative process.
Throughout semester 1 you will participate in a number of group projects in the Design studio and Folio workshops. You will reflect on a minimum of 5 projects you have participated in. The choice of projects is up to you.
Due week 12

Design Studio Assessment task 1C: Copyright and legal frameworks.

Reflect on the issues that impact on the collaborative creative process.

Due week 16

 

For further information on the assessment tasks, please refer to the course blackboard site.

This course is subject to Non-Graded Assessment.
CA – Competency Achieved
NYC – Not Yet Competent
DNS – Did Not Submit for Assessment


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrated alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration

Other Information

This unit of competency is delivered in the class Design Studio 1.

Attendance
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.



Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.

Feedback
You will receive spoken and written feedback from teachers on your work. Where appropriate, this feedback will also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. You can apply in writing for up to a week’s extension from your course teacher. If you need a longer extension, you wil need to apply for special consideration. Special consideration, appeals and discipline


Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity


Work Placement:
It is a requirement of this program that all students participate in authentic work related tasks. These may be either simulated or in a real work environment. On occasion, we are approached by industry and given opportunities for students to apply for short term placements. When these placement opportunities arise, students are required to negotiate the specific details with the relevant program coordinator or teacher. All industry placements require students, RMIT staff and host organisations to sign a written agreement prior to the commencement of the placement.

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